2015 Archive

UofSC economists: South Carolina on solid footing for 2016

December 01, 2015, Peggy Binette

Even historic flooding in 2015 couldn’t wash away South Carolina’s highest rate of growth in the last six years – a level of growth that University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business say will persist in 2016. Doug Woodward and Joseph Von Nessen, economists in the Moore School Division of Research, will present their full economic forecast at the upcoming 35th Annual Economic Outlook Conference (EOC) Thursday, Dec. 17.

Andy Hayes and Dale McCants, two graduates of the University of South Carolina's doctoral program in mechanical engineering, are developing new nanofluids for cooling everything from personal computers to large buildings.

Enter the Ice Dragon

November 25, 2015, Craig Brandhorst

Andy Hayes and Dale McCants, two alumni of the University of South Carolina's doctoral program in mechanical engineering, are the masterminds behind the nanofluid coolant Ice Dragon, which is used by online gamers to cool high-end PCs. Now the two hope to use the same coolant on a larger scale to cool everything from motorcycle engines to office buildings.

UofSC adds emergency management to MPA degree

October 26, 2015, Peggy Binette

The University of South Carolina has added a concentration in emergency management to its Master of Public Administration degree that will expand the number of professionals in governmental, nonprofit and profit sectors who can plan for and respond to natural and man-made disasters.

My Carolina announces Brad Paisley concert details

September 28, 2015, Peggy Binette

Alumni, students and fans of the University of South Carolina will have the opportunity to see country music star Brad Paisley perform Friday, Oct. 16, as part of My Carolina Alumni Association’s homecoming activities and grand opening for the university’s new Alumni Center.

Nikky Finney writes poem to mark historic milestone

July 10, 2015, Peggy Binette

Nikky Finney, a National Book Award winner, South Carolina native and the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair in Southern Letters and Literature at UofSC wrote a poem to mark the historic milestone of the Confederate flag being removed from the South Carolina Statehouse.

School of Law celebrates topping off of new building

July 09, 2015, Peggy Binette

The apex of the new University of South Carolina School of Law building was reached Thursday (July 9) when construction crews set in place a 40-foot steel beam weighing more than 700 pounds. The raising of the beam was part of a Topping Off ceremony to signify the highest point in the structural or “steel” phase of the building had been met.

SEC honors pianist with Faculty Achievement Award

April 13, 2015, Glenn Hare

The Southeastern Conference has named UofSC pianist and professor of music Marina Lomazov a winner of a 2015 Faculty Achievement Award. The annual awards honor one faculty member from each SEC university who has excelled in teaching, research and scholarship.